Karin - girls name

Karin name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 43%

Karin name meaning:

The name Karin is of Scandinavian origin and is derived from the name Katherine. It is a feminine variant of the name Karl or Charles. The name Karin holds several meanings and interpretations. One of the most common meanings is "pure" or "chaste." In many cultures, it symbolizes innocence, simplicity, and virtue. It is also associated with qualities such as honesty, sincerity, and loyalty.

The name Karin often represents someone who is independent, intelligent, and charismatic. They tend to be natural leaders and have a strong sense of determination. Karins are known for their strong moral values and are often seen as trustworthy and reliable individuals. They have a calm and composed demeanor, which helps them navigate through life's challenges with grace and resilience.

Overall, the name Karin carries positive connotations and represents a person with admirable qualities. It is a name that exudes strength, purity, and wisdom, making it a popular choice for parents seeking a name that reflects these characteristics for their daughters.

Origin: Greek

Form of Karen. Pure One.

Related names

Karen , Caryn, Carynn, Karena, Karin , Karina , Karine, Kerrin

Other girls names beginning with K


Overall UK ranking: 3192 out of 5581

7 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Karin

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